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Jan 29, 2013 4:00pm PST
when authorities wouldn't. now one final sense of forboding and doom here in egypt the defense minister says failure to resolve the situation could lead to grave repercussions if the political forces do not act. it could lead to a collapse of the state and threaten future generations. that is not good news. let's bring in one of the top experts from michigan. he's the author of "engaging the muslim world," so, let's start with egypt. now, this is a complicated situation. you have mohammed morsi who did win the election. on the other hand we seem to be here in the united states helping morsi selling military equipment to him as we speak. what do we make of morsi? >> well, morsi is the first democratically elected president that egypt has ever had. he did not win by a large margin but did he win. instead of trying to governor in a consensus fashion recognizing that he did not win by a large margin recognizing that there still isn't a parliament, there are going to be elections later this spring, instead of trying to put together a national unity government, having opposition forces in his
Jan 31, 2013 4:00pm PST
of defense. it's not just about this confirmation process it's about the job they will do. it's about dealing with things like the mideast. as you can see there are flare ups in the mideast almost daily. let's look at this from egypt. >> now the head of the army is warn it is on the verge of collapse. they tell us the new president is acting like a dictator, like the one egyptians overthrew. these are carpenters, tour guides and teachers. they believe if they don't rise up their country will be turned into an islamic state. >> we have eric cunningham from egypt. i think it's 2:30 a.m. so thanks for sticking up with us. >> no problem. >> so oh, can you run through how bad is egypt now compared to when the revolution took place? we've heard talk of civil war. is that what you're feeling on the ground? >> i don't think we're at the point where there would be a civil war just yet but with more tense this time around, it took a more central role. there were protests with security forces. certainly, things are a lot different. they sort of dropped the pretense of a peaceful uprising against the gov
Jan 25, 2013 4:00pm PST
that he was the only one who committed a crime. >> his defense is that he did not know that--he thought it was over with. that he was allowed after the agent retired. he didn't deserve 30 months if nobody else is getting any crime. the only person who has any time here, the only person who is going to jail because of torture, a policy of torture in america is this guy? that's willy-nilly haphazard justice. >> i don't see anything that confirms that. i look for t but we might be making a connection. >> cenk: no way not buying it. not buying it, and i'll tell you why. it's selective prosecution. you can go after anybody for anything. you track 'em and oh that guy jaywalked. did he a crime peace not why they're going after him. i can prove it to you. bob woodward has top-secret information put in his book everybody acknowledges, there was a great piece on it, top classified anything more secret than bradley manning revealed bob woodward is in jail because the government wants to brag about that stuff. they're frauds. they're frauds. >> don't you think the argument should be those guys shou
Jan 28, 2013 4:00pm PST
turks." david seigal has joined us. i want to move on other topics that relate to israel. defense membershipster had interesting comments to make about iran and what might happen there. let take a look at it. >> what we basically say is that worst come to worst there should an readiness and the ability to launch a surgical operation that we delay them by significant time frame and probably convince them that it won't work because the world is determined to block them. >> cenk: david a lot of people interpreted that as him saying america is on board if we need to act err going to. i'm totally against the war in iran. that scares me. it seems to me that he's indicating that we're ready to go. >> well, you know, no country has a higher stake and a diplomatic solution than israel. we are our skin in the game and we'll be impacted in a significant way if there is war. for 15 years we've indicated a clear path. pressure economic pressure, pressure to stop iran in the program. they've taken a huge bite out of the iranian economy but their nuclear program is accelerating. by spring our pr
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